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Poison oak on lips
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolph Johnstoneanswered
37 years experience
Poison ivy: Hydrocortisone cream will help but could take up to 2 weeks to resolve assuming you no longer are getting exposed.
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 28-year-old male asked:
Hello, i remember being in contact with poison oak. now my lips are very itchy, also, my genitals feels really itchy, and its swollen.... it's embarra?
Dr. Ed Friedlanderanswered
Pathology 46 years experience
May need to be seen: Put some over-the-counter hydrocortisone on for now, perhaps under plastic wrap. If you have any trouble breathing or aren't able to sleep, get seen. ... Read More
1.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Beth Brownanswered
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Too potent for face: Presciption topical steroids such as triamcinoloe are very potent, which is why they are used for intense allergic rashes on the body (ie poison oak).... Read More
4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Selteranswered
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma 39 years experience
Steroids creams: Localized poison ivy is usually treated with calamine lotion as well as high potency steroid creams. If it has spread to the face then oral corticost... Read More
3.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisheranswered
Dermatology 34 years experience
Poison Ivy: Everywhere in the us and southern canada except the far west, deserts and at high altitude. In the west they have poison oak, which is very similar. B... Read More
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Greenanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 47 years experience
Contact dermatitis: Contact dermatitis from poison ivy, oak or sumac usually requires steroids, either topical steroid cream or oral steroids if more severe or widespread... Read More
4.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novickanswered
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Poison oak rash: Apply 1 per cent Hydrocortisone cream to rash 4 times a day. If need be, you make take oral steroids.
5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bhavin Patelanswered
Allergy and Immunology 27 years experience
Different plants: Same clinical presentation of contact dermatitis. Treatment is the same. However, these are two different plants.
5.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Stevenanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 32 years experience
Steroids: These reactions represent a contact allergy, and can be quite severe. The affected area needs to be washed thoroughly, and topical steroid creams can ... Read More
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. M. Christine Leeanswered
Dermatology 30 years experience
5 to 12 days: Usually about 5 to 12 days. Severe cases can last over a month.
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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